Fannie Mae Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge
Vivian Vasallo, Partnerships and Innovation Director, Fannie Mae
Significant Announcement from a National Partner
Sadowski Affiliates Awards – Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase
Keynote Address – Sponsored by Valley National Bank
EDDY MORATIN, LIFT Orlando
Eddy Moratin is the Executive Director of LIFT Orlando, a non-profit organization founded by business leaders to partner with neighborhood residents and accelerate community transformation. Its mission is to break the cycle of poverty through holistic neighborhood revitalization, mixed-income housing, cradle to career education, wellness and economic opportunity. Prior to joining LIFT Orlando, Eddy spent seven years as the Executive Director of Lifework Leadership Orlando, a premier leadership development organization. During this time he also served as Senior Fellow at PathNorth in Washington D.C. helping senior leaders around the country broaden their definition of success. As a social-entrepreneur, he believes in the power of creating jobs to transform lives and entire communities. He was the co-founder of BAM, LLC, a holding company for shared officing and remote receptionist franchises in Central Florida and helped launch a minority-certified call center enterprise employing hundreds domestically and abroad.